Mod Moment

SarasotaMOD Weekend Celebrates 'Sarasota in the Sixties'

“The story of Sarasota architecture in the ’60s is that it went from the high architecture of Paul Rudolph, Tim Seibert and Victor Lundy and filtered down to the everyday person."

10/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Atomic Mod

Home Tour: A ’60s Southgate Ranch Meets the 21st Century

Southgate's concrete-block ranch-style residences were carved from more than 1,200 acres of orange groves in the late 1950s and ’60s.

10/30/2019 Photography by Ilene Denton

Architecture Events

Center For Architecture Presents "4-Site Lines" Exhibit, Laurel Park Walking Tour

The exhibit features works by architectural photographers Greg Wilson, Ryan Gamma and Sean Harris, and illustrator John Pirman.

10/14/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture

Apex-Studio Suarez Rebrands as Suarez Architecture

The studio is also celebrating its 10th anniversary.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox's Five Favorite Sarasota Buildings

Taking a page from a popular Sarasota Herald-Tribune column, here are Mr. C's picks.

10/02/2019 By Robert Plunket

Secret Garden

A Laurel Park Bungalow Gets a Lush Modern Makeover

Once the decades-long home of botanist Dr. Hans Wiehler, the bungalow and its very private grounds have been made to bloom anew by Wiehler’s son, Danny.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Modern Classic

Victor Lundy's Herron House Is a Timeless Example of the Sarasota School of Architecture

The home continues to inspire 62 years after it became an icon of the midcentury-modern Sarasota School of Architecture.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

"His Name is Plymouth Harbor"

For Architect Frank Folsom Smith, the 1966 Plymouth Harbor Retirement Center Was the Project of a Lifetime

Smith is the Grand Old Man of Sarasota architecture.

09/30/2019 By Robert Plunket

A Modern Classic

Victor Lundy's Herron House Is a Timeless Example of the Sarasota School of Architecture

The home continues to inspire 62 years after it became an icon of the midcentury-modern Sarasota School of Architecture.

09/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture Events

Halflants + Pichette Spotlighted in New Center for Architecture Sarasota Exhibit

Opening reception is Sept. 12; Gallery Walk is Sept. 26.

09/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

Design Matters

Longtime City Manager Ken Thompson’s Midcentury Modern Home Comes on the Market

John Ringling may have invented Sarasota, but it was Ken Thompson who made it work.

09/01/2019 By Robert Plunket

Architecture Events

Sixth Annual Sarasota MOD Weekend Celebrates Sarasota in the Sixties

Tickets on sale now for the midcentury modern architecture fest Nov. 8-10.

08/21/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture News

A Rare Sarasota School of Architecture Home Hits the Market

Designed by Victor Lundy, the home on south Siesta Key last sold in 1973.

07/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Architecture News

Local Architects Win Awards in 2019 Florida/Caribbean Design Competition

Among them is a Siesta Key condo makeover by Halflants + Pichette.

06/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

New Hires

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Four

Casey Allen, Shane LaMay, Cole Mears and Shirley Quinlan have joined the architectural firm.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Architecture

I.M. Pei Left His Mark on Sarasota

The architect, who passed away this week at age 102, designed the dormitories at New College of Florida.

05/17/2019 By Megan McDonald

Architecture Events

“Unbuilt Rudolph” Exhibit Opens at Center for Architecture Sarasota

The exhibit runs through June 15 at CFAS’ McCullough Pavilion.

05/15/2019 By Ilene Denton

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Bay Plaza

John Pirman sketches our new home.

04/30/2019 Illustrations by John Pirman

New Hires

Selma Göker Wilson Joins Schimberg Group as Project Manager

Göker Wilson’s professional affiliations include the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers.

04/30/2019 By Staff